First time house flippers already have to face a lot of competition in a heated single family home market. They also have to compete with legions of other hopeful house flippers looking to get started. But there’s an even bigger threat looming…
NYC real estate is crashing! People are fleeing and inbound migration is not filling the vacancies, resulting in falling rents and real estate prices. Here’s why we think the recovery could take a while.
We are doing an in-depth analysis of national and regional residential real estate data to get a clearer picture of what happened in the last 6 months in the US housing market. As a companion to a white paper we’re publishing, this video kicks off the series of what the effects of post-covid migration from […]
In our first proptech spotlight, Derek does a deep dive into the Latch smart access control company and its products. He starts with an interview with Ryan F. Flynn, then shows the install process of the M-series and R-reader in our current project in Brooklyn, and reviews their functionality.
Derek Hsiang and VisionaRE Partners founder Sterling Jawitz discuss Coliving Investment and understanding the extra development costs, operating costs, and other considerations that developers and owners new to coliving should be aware of before taking on a coliving project. We also fast forward to coliving’s future and what technologies we’d like to implement.
Coliving is a relatively new term slapped on the age-old concept of living with roommates. YD Development has developed over 100 coliving beds in NYC and have developed best practices as coliving has matured into a legitimate new real estate asset class. Derek covers everything you need to know about basic coliving investment analysis, including […]
Proptech makes up a huge portion of VC investment these days, but the real estate industry remains notoriously difficult to disrupt. Derek breaks down why this is the case by talking through everything that would be required to create a truly disruptive building that changes the way the industry would work. It requires a huge […]
Derek explains how members of a private equity cap stack are paid out in a waterfall profit distribution with a typical real estate example. This is critical knowledge in structuring commercial real estate deals with debt and outside equity. And it illustrates how General Partners (GP’s) and Limited Partners (LP’s) can achieve out sized returns […]
Check out this full walkthrough of Common Clinton, our first completed project (and Common’s first co-living buliding in core manhattan). Located in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen at 424 W 47th St in Manhattan Hell’s Kitchen Area, this property integrates art, technology, and sustainability in a fully furnished co living space. Narrated by Yoori!
In this lesson of Real Estate for Noobs, Derek breaks down the Cap Stack, or Capital Stack, which, in real estate and private equity deals, illustrates how a project is financed between debt and equity. Derek also dives into what role real estate developers have in this stack, and the standard proportions of each debt […]